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Famous Jewish Players In Ice Hockey

Updated October 20, 2020 213.4k views38 items

A list of famous Jewish ice hockey players. These Jewish athletes are an inspiration to every Jewish person & athlete out there, whether you're a fan of ice hockey or just a fan of great athleticism in general. Personally, I'm a fan of both, which is why I've been building this whole series of lists celebrating famous Jewish athletes.

There are a good number of Jewish people in the NHL. The players listed on here are some of the most famous Jewish athletes. So who are some Jewish hockey players? Take a look at this list and you'll have your answer.

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